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Marble Falls High School Students Awarded with Academic Honors from College Board National Recognition Programs

Marble Falls, TX – Marble Falls ISD students have earned academic honors from the College Board National Recognition Programs. These National Recognition Programs grant underrepresented students with academic honors that can be included on college and scholarship applications and connect students with universities across the country, helping them meaningfully connect to colleges and stand out during the admissions process. Colleges and scholarship programs identify students awarded National African American, Hispanic, Indigenous and/or Rural/Small Town Recognition through College Board’s Student Search Service. The following students are receiving recognition:

Christopher Hellen: National Hispanic Recognition Award, National Rural and Small Town Award

Emma Boerm: National Rural and Small Town Award

Lillian Nesrsta: National Rural and Small Town Award

Maia Pacini: National Rural and Small Town Award

William Terrell: National Rural and Small Town Award

“We’re thrilled that our students have earned this recognition. We are very proud of them for their achievements in the classroom and on College Board assessments,” said Dr. Chris Allen, Superintendent.

Students who may be eligible have a GPA of 3.5 or higher and have excelled on the PSAT/NMSQT or PSAT 10, or earned a score of 3 or higher on two or more AP Exams; and are African American or Black, Hispanic American or Latino, Indigenous, and/or attend school in a rural area or small town.

Eligible students have been invited to apply during their sophomore or junior year and are awarded at the beginning of the following school year. Students receive their awards in time to include them on their college and scholarship applications.

“We want to honor the hard work of these students through the College Board National Recognition Programs. This program creates a way for colleges and scholarship programs to connect directly with underrepresented students who they are hoping to reach,” said Tarlin Ray, College Board senior vice president of BigFuture. “We hope the award winners and their families celebrate this prestigious honor and it helps them plan for their big future.”